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36th Mtg of the IMFC

Statement to the 36th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee  


UNDP boosts presence in Dominica to coordinate UN-wide building back better phase

A senior UNDP team is now in Dominica to coordinate the UN-wide crisis recovery efforts, looking into the long-term efforts to rebuild a more resilient Caribbean island country after Category Five…  


Caribbean countries start to build back better after Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Governments in several Caribbean countries are starting to rebuild infrastructures, houses and communities with UNDP’s on the ground support after Hurricane Irma left catastrophic damage in several…  


Economic recovery


How your daily choices can help build peace

This year for International Youth Day, the United Nations asked young people worldwide, “How can you help spread peace?”  


UK contributes US$5.2 million to UNDP's stabilization in Iraq

The Government of the UK has contributed an additional US$5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic…  


Drivers of the recovery

One year after the earthquake in Ecuador, small producers take their businesses to the next level. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on 16 April 2016 affected 218,000 people. Hardest…  


Lessons from a year of post-ISIL stabilization in Iraq

In Mosul a battle is raging to take back the city from ISIL. As the fighting ends, essential work is ramping up to make sure that people who have been displaced by occupation and war can return to…  


Tackling the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin

Last May, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (USCFR) organized a briefing session on the situation in the Sahel region of Africa. During the session UNDP stressed the need for broad,…  


#RefugeesWelcome: helping the helpers

There are now more people on the move - 244 million - than at any time since the end of World War II. Communities hosting refugees and the internally displaced are most often in developing countries…  

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